Socioeconomic Inequality and Caries

  title={Socioeconomic Inequality and Caries},
  author={Falk Schwendicke and Christof E. D{\"o}rfer and Peter Schlattmann and L. A. Foster Page and William Murray Thomson and Sebastian Paris},
  journal={Journal of Dental Research},
  pages={10 - 18}
Dental caries is the most prevalent disease worldwide, with the majority of caries lesions being concentrated in few, often disadvantaged social groups. We aimed to systematically assess current evidence for the association between socioeconomic position (SEP) and caries. We included studies investigating the association between social position (determined by own or parental educational or occupational background, or income) and caries prevalence, experience, or incidence. Risk of bias was… 

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